Kansas Metropolis Chiefs outdoors linebackers coach Britt Reid was concerned in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday evening, simply three days previous to Tremendous Bowl LV towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Per 41 Motion Information, the crash occurred shortly after 9 p.m. on Interstate 435 in Kansas Metropolis — one exit south of the Chiefs’ follow facility on the Truman Sports activities Advanced. Two youngsters have been injured within the multi-car accident.
Per Kansas Metropolis police, a white Dodge Ram that Reid was driving collided with a Chevrolet Impala that had run out of fuel and was at a standstill on an exit ramp. The driving force of the Impala had known as household for assist earlier than the accident, which arrived in a Chevrolet Traverse that was parked in entrance of the disabled automobile. Reid struck the left entrance of the Impala, then continued and struck the proper rear of the Traverse.
A 5-year-old little one within the backseat of the Traverse suffered life-threatening accidents and a 4-year-old — additionally sitting within the backseat — suffered non-life-threatening accidents. Each youngsters have been taken to a neighborhood hospital.
The Chiefs launched the next assertion:
“The group has been made conscious of a multi-vehicle accident involving Exterior Linebackers Coach, Britt Reid. We’re within the technique of gathering info, and we may have no additional remark right now. Our ideas and prayers are with everybody concerned.”
Police stated investigators have been making an attempt to find out whether or not driver impairment was an element within the crash, which closed three of the interstate’s 4 lanes. In line with a search warrant, Reid instructed an officer he had two to a few drinks. Reid complained of abdomen ache and was transported to an space hospital for remedy.
Reid, the son of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, has been on the Chiefs teaching employees since his father was employed by the franchise in 2013. He was a graduate assistant at Temple College previous to being employed by in 2013 and was a coaching camp intern on Reid’s employees with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009.
Reid pleaded responsible in 2007 to gun and drug costs stemming from a road-rage dispute, which included carrying a firearm and not using a license. He was sentenced to eight to 23 months in jail. He additionally pleaded responsible to DUI and drug costs from a separate incident later that 12 months.